Hera
 
 
  • Material : Sardonyx  Shell, turquoise beads.
  • Size: 2 5/8" by 2 6/32".
  • Date and Origin: Circa 1840/1850 France.
  • Conditions: Mint.
  • Frame: 18 k gold tested, hallmarked on the C clasp but the marks are illegible.
Museum Quality Cameo depicting ,I think, Hera, Zeus' wife. This is an incredible work of art, very detailed cameo, carved by an artist. Frame is  18 kt marked and tested, beautifully chiselled and enhanced by turquoise beads in diamond cut. Rarest cameo very desirable collectors' piece.